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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeNov 10th 2021
     
    Amazing!
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021 edited
     
    Damn scooped.


    SpinLaunch completes first test flight of alternative rocket.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/09/spinlaunch-completes-first-test-flight-of-alternative-rocket.html

    Could be very useful on the moon and Mars.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021 edited
     
    How long before the Chinese copy it?

    More space junk in orbit?

    Or will it launch a load of junk killers?
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    I'm amazed that they got that much to work. I will be supercallifragilisticexpialadoceously amazed if they get the thing to work with a useful payload.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    Removed the Wired article as you have to be a subscriber.
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      CommentAuthorjohnq
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    crew 3 in orbit on the way to ISS

    stage 1 landed successfully
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    Can Spinlaunch Throw Rockets Into Space? - YouTube

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JAczd3mt3X0

    Possibly.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    New method to detect Tatooine-like planets validated

    https://phys.org/news/2021-11-method-tatooine-like-planets-validated.html
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    Musk "Almost No One Understand that Starship's designed to take more payload to orbit than others" - YouTube

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=U4P3xXTpXpU
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    NASA pushes back plans for crewed lunar landing to 2025.

    https://newatlas.com/space/nasa-artemis-crewed-lunar-landing-delay-2025/
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      CommentAuthorjohnq
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    it's bezos' fault
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    Or at least a convenient excuse for NASA's tardiness.
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    Can the Chinese win??
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    Boeing's Starliner Is Delayed Another Year - Were the Alternatives Better? - YouTube

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OM2UpLIpRhI
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    Are Aerospikes Better Than Bell Nozzles? - YouTube

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=D4SaofKCYwo

    Not if they aren't made.
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      CommentAuthorjohnq
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
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      CommentAuthorTrim
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2021
     
    Woah! Potential Planet 9 Candidate Found In The Old Data - Could This Be It? - YouTube

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSyAO4fGZOE
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    The Only Country To Develop Orbital Launch Capabilities, And Then Discard Them
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5whyyaFxAQ
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      CommentAuthorAngus
    • CommentTimeNov 14th 2021
     
    NASA had offered to launch British payloads for free; however, this offer was withdrawn following the decision to cancel Black Arrow


    Who can you trust?